Miss Universe Philippines Rabiya Meteo now an MG ZS owner

Updated Jan 05, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The queen gets her chariot.

As we’ve reported months ago, MG Philippines became an official partner of the 2020 Miss Universe Philippines. Now that Rabiya Mateo has come out victorious and was crowned Miss Universe, she was also given the keys to her own MG ZS Alpha. 

Called “Abegail” by the reigning Miss Universe Philippines herself, the MG ZS awarded to her will function as her daily chariot in order for her to fulfill the duties of her title. And for those who don’t know, the work doesn’t just stop with winning a high-profile pageant like this. 

A picture of Rabiya Mateo with her new MG ZS

Miss Universe Philippines Rabiya Mateo with her new MG ZS

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As Mateo herself says: 

“My new MG ZS will be with me on all my Mega Getaways. As Miss Universe Philippines I travel almost everyday, and I'm very happy to do so now in my comfortable and stylish ZS. I’m excited for all the extraordinary trips my ZS and I will take together, and all the possibilities to see even more of our beautiful country.” 

Likewise, the President and CEO of MG Philippines, Atty. Alberto B. Arcilla also said that it is the company’s honor to have turned over the said unit to Ms. Rabiya Mateo. They also hope that her new vehicle will assist the reigning Miss Universe Philippines in her duties.

He also expressed his certainty that the model will suit Mateo’s dynamic and warm personality. And like other MG owners, the company will ensure that she will have access to the company’s customer assistance services, 24/7 emergency roadside support, periodic vehicle maintenance services, among others.

>>> Related: Here is how MG cars are created in its Advanced London Design Studio

A picture of the reigning Miss Universe Philippines and the MG Philippines president

MG Philippines president, Atty.  Alberto B. Arcilla together with Miss Mateo and her MG ZS  

If you want your own MG ZS. You’ll be glad to know that the said model’s price tag ranges from Php 818,888 to Php 998,888. This makes it one of the more affordable crossover SUVs in the Philippines today, and it might just give you a lot of bang for your buck.  

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Know more about MG ZS 2021


<p>The MG ZS is a subcompact crossover meticulously designed to stand out anywhere. It is well designed, chiseled, and is built with a fleet of safety features. Locally, the new MG ZS is offered in four variants: the MG ZS 1.5 Style MT, the MG ZS 1.5 Style AT, the MG ZS 1.5 Style Plus AT, and the MG ZS 1.5 Alpha AT. You may choose from neutral colors such as Silver Metallic, Arctic Knight, and Black Knight. Marina Blue and Scarlet Red are also available for those who want to brighten up the road.</p>

From ₱818,888

Cesar G.B. Miguel

Cesar G.B. Miguel


Cesar is a graduate of AB English with previous experience working as a freelance writer for varied internet publications in-between his former stints in the Pharmaceutical Industry, and later as a First Aid Provider and Training Staff at the Iligan City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office.

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